Two shows are leaving the Crunchyroll library on New Year's Eve! But you've still got a week to marathon them if you want to get them watched. Hit the jump for more info!
“Anime vs. Real Life” celebrates its two year anniversary today! This means that it’s high time to take a look back at the most spectacular, interesting, and simply beautiful real-world locations that anime have introduced us to over the past two years. Check out real-world locations from Flying Witch to Izetta: The Last Witch, all after the jump!
Anime vs. Real Life – Wilhelm recently had the chance to partake in the seventh Yuwaku Bonbori Festival; a festival that has no historic roots, but was instead inspired the anime Hanasaku Iroha. Learn how the unique event came to be and see how the real-life festival compares to its anime inspiration, right after the jump!
In preparation for the Bonbori Festival next month, I’ve been “festing it up” by watching Hanasaku Iroha. It’s actually my first time watching the series, and there were a lot of things that took me by surprise. For your convenience, I’ve decided to summarize my impression of the series under three headings: The Good, The Bad, and the Kawaii.
In this week's Aniwords, Isaac takes a broad look at the anime of popular studio P.A. Works and reflects on the similarities he sees between the studio's many shows. If you're a fan of the studio's work or are curious what all the fuss is about, hit the jump to read more!
At this weekend's Anime Expo, NIS America announced plans to release Hanasaku Iroha the Movie ~ HOME SWEET HOME ~ Premium Edition on October 14th and Nyaruko: Crawling with Love! Complete Second Season Premium Edition on November 11th. More after the jump.
Mel Kishida, a Japanese illustrator known as the character designer for Hanasaku Iroha, is also known for his crazy cosplay that is occasionally revealing despite being a pretty good looking male. However, his most recent cosplay photo as Shimakaze from Kantai Collection circulating on Twitter is shocking the fanbase! Before you accept it as just another pretty boy crossplay, behold the ugly truth after the jump!
Lantis has posted a short preview for "Utopia," an anime short starring the heroines from P.A.WORKS' three popular TV anime series, True Tears, Hanasaku Iroha, and Tari Tari. The short is included in the upcoming 4-disc Blu-ray set "True Tears x Hanasaku Iroha x Tari Tari Joint Festival." Check the clip after the jump.
NIS America had three license announcements at Anime Expo. A collection of ninja anime Brave 10 is planned for October 8th, while the new Hanasaku Iroha: Home Sweet Home anime movie and Genshiken Second Season okau comedy will be coming later. Get the details after the jump.
While the anime movie Hanasaku Iroha: Some Sweet Home opened on March 30th, it's still getting promo support, and Pony Canyon has posted the latest TV ad for the follow-up to the 2011 TV anime. Get a look after the jump.
From March 5th through 18th, Japan's Circle K-Sunkus- convenience stores will be running a promotion tied to the Hanasaku Iroha: Home Sweet Home anime movie. In keeping with the very location based story, the promotion will be offering regional food, such as honey cakes made with honey from Yuwaku in addition to an original clear file featuring the cast in store uniforms. Get a look after the Jump.